Re : RARA-AVIS: Re: John D.

From: jacquesdebierue (
Date: 19 Oct 2009

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    --- In, Joy Matkowski <jmatkowski1@...> wrote:
    > I loved the first Shell Scott I read, "tomatoes" and all, but the second
    > was full of calling "communist" at newspapers and colleges, very
    > antiquated and nasty. So the rest of the Shell Scotts are on the bottom
    > of the pile. The nonseries Prather I read was kind of blah. Your
    > endorsement makes me think I should rethink; maybe I just ran into the
    > worst of the lot.
    > I won't repeat yet again my dislike of John D.

    I think Shell Scott is a genius creation. Sure, he's crass, but he's a quintessentially American character, not necessarily likable but eminently watchable...



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